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good morning, america. and breaking news. seven marines and four soldiers missing after an army black hawk goes down in heavy fog, crashing during a training exercise in florida. we're going to have the very latest for you right now. hillary on the hot seat. the former secretary of state finally answers questions about that private e-mail scandal. >> i thought using one device would be simpler and obviously it hasn't worked out that way. >> admitting she deleted some personal messages but claims she broke no rules. the new questions this morning. >> an abc news exclusive. the family of that little boy snatched out of his stroller speaking out for the first time. >> i thought he was trying to kidnap him. >> the hero sister and brother who came to the rescue sharing their story. what they're saying this morning about those heart-pounding moments as they chased the kidnapper down the street. and trouble on the tracks. take a look at this.
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a man falls between train cars seconds before it leaves the station. one witness tries to stop the train as it pulls away. how did he walk away from this? we do say good morning, america. how about that video? hard to believe, so thankful he was able to walk away from this. one witness saying he seemed shaken up but otherwise okay. >> what a lucky man. we have a lot to get to including a verdict in that "blurred lines" trial. robin thicke and pharrell ordered to pay marvin gaye's family more than $7 million. a landmark case and experts are saying it could change the way music is made. first to the breaking news. terrible accident a helicopter with 511 troops on board going down during a routine training at eglin air force base in florida. we're just learning new details this morning and abc's martha
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raddatz is in washington with the latest. good morning, martha. >> reporter: good morning, robin. this is a terrible reminder that even in training what the military does is dangerous and can be every bit as deadly as combat. it was a special operations training mission. a night training mission which makes it all the more challenging. two black hawk helicopter its army pilots presumably using night vision goggles during the exercise at eglin air force base in the florida panhandle. at about 8:30 p.m. one of the black hawks with seven special operations marines on board and four-member crew disappeared. >> there was fog. i do not know at this time if it was a contributing factor but when our search and rescue personnel arrived on scene there was very limited visible. >> reporter: the debris was finally located about 2 a.m. they're the from camp lejeune. the army piles and crew national guard from hammond,
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louisiana. the second helicopter made it back to base. this is the second training accident involving a helicopter in the last several months. two marines died at the end of january. but it has been more than 12 weeks since any u.s. military personnel died in combat. robin. >> are there they concerns martha about this type of aircraft? >> reporter: well it's the black hawk and it's the workhorse helicopter of the army so no real safety concerns about that particular helicopter. just a reminder again, of how dangerous these real-life exercises can be robin. >> yes, it is a reminder. thank you, martha. we turn to hillary clinton and that press conference where she tried to quiet the controversy over her terminal e-mail account as secretary of state. clinton said in hindsight it was a mistake to set up that account but insisted she followed all the rules and revealed for the first time she deleted more than 30,000 e-mails calling them personal. jon karl there and joins us.
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>> reporter: this was hillary clinton's first press conference in more than two years but she may have raised more questions than she answered. a late night comedian show nod mercy following hillary clinton's press conference. >> she did not want to have two phones. she couldn't be like hey, man, could you hold this other phone for me? >> reporter: she finally explained why she used private e-mail for official business as secretary of state. >> looking back it would have been better for me to use two separate phones and two e-mail accounts. i thought using one device would be simpler and obviously it hasn't worked 0 out that way. >> reporter: republicans were quick to pounce on that explanation circulating this video of clinton from last month indicating she no longer minds having two devices. >> iphone or android? [ laughter ] >> iphone. okay in full disclosure -- >> blackberry.
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>> and a blackberry. >> reporter: understate department rules enforced while she was secretary employees must turn over any e-mails from private accounts that relate to official business. but clinton didn't do that until 22 months after she left office. why did you not go along with state department rules until nearly two years after you left office? >> the laws and regulations in effect when i was secretary of state allowed me to use my e-mail for work. >> reporter: why did you wait to turn those e-mails over? the rules say you have to turn them over? >> i don't think -- i'd be happy to have somebody talk to you about the rules. i fully complied with every rule i was governed by. >> reporter: now, hillary clinton said that after she went and organize e-mails determining which ones were official business to be sent over to the state department and which were personal, she deleted about 30,000 e-mails she determined to be purely personal. as you can imagine, george republicans are saying that raises serious questions. they want her to turn over her
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e-mail server to be examined. she says she will not do that. >> she's not going to do that and hear the congressman in charge of this benghazi committee says he wants mrs. clinton to come up not once but twice now to the committeement one to simply answer questions about the e-mails. >> reporter: mrs. clinton has signaled she is willing to voluntarily appear before that committee but as you can imagine highly unlikely she would agree to come back to that committee twice because it's almost certain both of those appearances would have to be after she is a declared candidate for president. >> thanks very much. now to the latest fallout from that racist video at the university of oklahoma. the school expelled two fraternity members after caught on video landing the chant and we're learning more about two of the stufrptss involved. abc's ryan owens has that story. >> reporter: students here have
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a new chant they'd like to be known for. protesting overnight outside the now vacant home of the sigma alpha epsilon fraternity. >> you can hang them from a tree -- >> reporter: as this morning parker rice leading members of sae in that now infamous chant is apologizing publicly. i'm deeply sorry for what i did saturday night. it was wrong and reckless. i made a horrible mistake. he goes on to say alcohol may have fueled his bad decision-making but that's not an excuse. yes, the song was taught to us rice continues, but that too doesn't work as an explanation. rice says he withdrew from the university of oklahoma monday, matt lopez was his dormmate here. >> i know parker and he's not a racist. he compromised his morality for the liking of his friends. >> reporter: late tuesday brody and susan pettit said their son levi participated as well. they say he is not a racist and
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will live with the consequences forever. overnight national's sae national office responding distancing itself from the ou chapter saying they do not teach that racist chant adding our investigation has found very likely that the men learned the song from fellow chapter members, which reiterates why sigma alpha epsilon did not hesitate to close the chapter completely. and this morning another sign the scandal continues to widen. the president of the university of texas at austin saying he is looking into reports the sae chapter there used exactly the same chant. george. >> this is not over yet, okay ryan thanks very much. the latest on the boston marathon bombing trial where jurors were shown the chilling blood-stained letters dzhokhar tsarnaev wrote inside the small boat where he was captured. abc's tom llamas was inside the courtroom and joins us from boston. good morning tom. >> reporter: george good morning to you. that boat a critical piece of evidence for both sides. the defense trying to build sympathy for dzhokhar tsarnaev
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wants jurors to see how he was fired at more than 200 times when he was hiding out. prosecutors showed their cards in court yesterday. pieces of that boat that contain a jihadi message. in court tuesday, prosecutors presenting evidence they say shows the possible motive behind the actions of alleged boston bombers dzhokhar tsarnaev and his brother tamerlan. prosecutors showing these photos taken from inside the boat he was hiding in riddled with bullets and inscribed on them a terror manifesto. writing "the u.s. government is killing our innocent civilians and "we muslims are one body. you hurt one, you hurt us all" his handwrite surprisingly neat given his wounded condition and at one point he praises jihadi fighters know you are fighting men who look into the barrel of your gun and this missing words
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because of a bullet hole "now i don't like killing innocent people. it is forbidden in islam but due to -- it is allowed. the defense wants to highlight more than 200 rounds were fired at the boat when he was hiding inside it and hope to build sympathy for the young terrorist in hopes of sparing him the death penalty. the judge ending court early tuesday so he could personally examine the boat himself to determine whether jurors should see the vessel up close. and this morning, jurors are going to learn more about those pressure cooker bombs he and his brother used at the boston marathon. robin. >> all right, tom, thank you. now to the "blurred lines" trial. a jury ruling robin thicke and pharrell williams ripped off marvin gaye awarding that family millions. many experts say this could have a chilling ee federal government on the music business changing how musicians work and opening them up to new copyright claims. abc's kendis gibson has more on that.
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♪ blurred lines ♪ >> reporter: this morning the lines are blurred no longer. a federal jury unanimously ruling that robin thicke and pharrell williams -- ♪ -- did indeed rip off marvin gaye's 1977 hit "got to give it up." ♪ >> reporter: awarding the late soul singer's family a cut of the song's profits to the tune of nearly $7.4 million. gaye's family openly emotional. >> i just felt filled. >> reporter: before sharing their reaction exclusively with abc news. >> the jury up there, you know they didn't have to go our way. they copied "got to give it up" and they heard it. it wasn't just us. >> reporter: gaye's family present throughout the ten-day trial which centered around the two songs' similars. both williams and thicke testifying while they are similar in feel "blurred lines" didn't outright copy gaye's work but you will bhaltly their star power failing to sway the jury.
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>> it speaks volumes about who we are as a country that no matter who you are, if you do something wrong there are consequences. >> reporter: pharrell williams along with thicke and rapper t.i. who the jury did not find liable were not in court on tuesday. but tell abc news in a joint statement they are extremely disappointed in the ruling which sets a horrible precedent for music and creativity going forward but with this two-year legal battle over "blurred lines" finally cleared up gaye's family now hoping both sides can mend fences in we want to put together a tribute show and maybe pharrell will participate. >> reporter: for "good morning america," kendis gibson, abc news, los angeles. ♪ so fine ♪ >> that would be some show. >> it would be quite a show but it will be interesting to see if this affects the music industry going forward. >> yeah it really will. now to amy with the other top stories right now. a major jewel heist >> that's right, the details just coming in. police say more than a dozen armed suspects hijacked two vans
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on a highway in central france making off with an estimated $9 million in jewels. police have recovered the vavens burned in a forest not far away but not surprisingly all the jus gone. they're launching a manhunt in the air and on the ground for the suspects. also breaking progress in the fight against isis. iraqi forces say they've captured the presidential palace in saddam hussein's home city of tikrit and they expect to retake the entire city from isis by the end of the day today. coalition air strikes have cut off isis supply routes. iranian advisers have played a significant role in the fight also. back here at home new worries on wall street. all of this year's gains on the dow have been wiped out following tuesday's 332-point loss. it's the biggest drop since last october. investors are worried the improving economy will prom the federal reserve to raise interest rates soon. utah could soon become the only state to allow execution by firing squad. lawmakers have approved the idea
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as a backup method if lethal injection drugs are unavailable due to a shortage. it's up to the governor whether to finalize that plan. and new fallout from the scathing justice department report about racial bias in ferguson, missouri. we learned overnight the city manager has resigned in the last week the city clerk has been fired and a judge and two police officers have resigned. some frightening moments on the washington, d.c. subway. you see that man stumbling near the train there. well he then falls between the cars, look at that down on to the tracks. people on the platform jump and yell trying to stop the train from moving but it starts rolling out of the station anyway. onlookers fear the man is crushed but look closely seconds later, boom he hops back up. he had apparently squeezed into a safe area. they lifted him on to the platform completely uninjured. wow. well, the dangers of live tv were on display in south africa. the camera was rolling as this reporter and his crew were
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robbed by two men just moments before going on the air. look at that. the suspects got away with cell phones and a computer. the good news at least no one was injured. and finally if you just can't get motivated to go to the gym today let this man be your inspiration. 95-year-old charles eugster just set a new world record in the 200-meter sprint and finished in over 55 seconds beating the previous record holder in his age bracket by two seconds. he is aree tired dentist from england of the my favorite part to celebrate he decided to go back to his hotel and take a nap. he earned it. >> he earned it. so what is his age bracket? >> 95 and up. >> you go, charles. >> that's right. >> that's great. we're going to switch gears and talk about the latest on harrison ford who is still recovering from that plane crash. well the initial report on the crash is now out. and reveals he made a critical decision that saved more than just his own life.
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abc's brandi hitt has the story. >> reporter: harrison ford is used to playing a hero on the big screen. >> nice landing. >> thanks. >> reporter: but this morning a preliminary report on the actor's near deadly plane crash reveals ford made a critical decision at the controls that may have saved lives on the ground. >> 53-178, engine failure. immediate return. >> reporter: the ntsb investigators reporting just seconds after suffering engine problems the avid pilot initiated a left turn towards the airport which you can see put him over the golf course a right turn back to the airport would have put the plane directly over homes. >> your biggest problem is landing somewhere that you're not going to hit something and he did that very very well landing on the golf course. >> reporter: the report says the airplane struck the top of a tall tree prior to impacting the ground sustaining substantial damage to both wings and the fuselage. it also confirmed ford was seriously injured. ford's wife calista flockhart
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seen here leaving ucla medical center looking noticeably more relaxed than she was the day after the crash. but so far still no official word from ford's camp. for "good morning america," brandi hitt abc news los angeles. >> he really is indy. i mean great reflexes quick thinking. really saved lives. >> sure did. >> including his own. now to ginger in boston and all that melting snow is contributing to >> you know, robin, there were more than 100 plus inches in boston and this is all that's left. just a foot or so of dirty snow. here the concern is more fog. back to oklahoma city not talking about any flooding unless you get to the place where they've had rain on top of the snow and that's in places like louisville kentucky where we're talking flooding and watches and warnings. halfway up the stop sign in downtown. let's talk about what's going to happen. from new orleans to west virginia we're on flood alert.
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there are advisories watches and warnings and most go through the next couple days because we'll put another two to even 3-inches of rain in that red swath on top of what has already fallen and it is going to be a messy end to the week. real quick look. heat. we're talking mild springlike, some 20 to 25 degrees above average coast to coast and we'll talk more about that coming up. first though your local forecast and mild cities brought to you by wal-mart vision center. >> good morning, everyone, dave murphy here with an outdate from accuweather. a couple sprinkles down in
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cape may county, maybe a couple more by baltimore that might try and sneak in. as we head outside generally speaking we're looking at those morning clouds giving way to increasing sunshine as we move through the morning and afternoon. temperatures right now already in the 40's in most neighborhoods and this afternoon looks great. we're going have sunshine mixing with some clouds and 61 for the high. 51 a bit cooler tomorrow but still not bad. then 50 with some late rain on friday iceberging along cape cod. we took a drive out there. a sure sign of spring after a hard winter. >> very hard. >> better than the groundhog. >> thank you, ginger. coming up on "gma" the family of that toddler snatched out of a stroller speaking out. an abc exclusive. the man with trying to defraud facebook out of millions vanishes the manhunt now. montel williams under fire in the middle of a payday loan
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co >> hey, i'm matt o'donnell. 7:26. >> this accident investigation is causing a big closure in winslow township camden county. 73 southbound is blocked right at cooper folly road. if you're in this area stick to the white horse pike instead. and in aston delaware county
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an accident involving a pedestrian right on pennell road near concorde road. watch for that in that area. outside live we go. we have been talking about a lot of potholes in the area. we have seven different disabled vehicles. penndot is kind of zooming the camera around on one of them up ahead right here. the problem is route 1 at rockhill drive. seeing a lot of potholes in the area. counted seven different stabled vehicles around that area of route 1 and rockhill drive. one of the many areas to use caution. look at all the accidents and problems here. montgomery county lion street at cowpath another on north third and another disabled vehicle on valley forge road. >> in atlantic city the sun came up nine minutes ago officially the clouds kind of obscuring it. there's dave murphy with the accuweather forecast. >> still fairly a cloudy across the region right now. a couple holes in the region here and there. temperatures not that bad. still have a coat on this morning. 39 in allentown, 45 in midlantic. these are milder numbers to start out than we've seen in
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awhile and this afternoon same story, it's going to be mild, almost unseasonably so. 61 degrees is your forecast high this afternoon, very nice. we'll see some sunshine coming back and becoming more of a player as the day goes on. a bit cooler tomorrow, 51 degrees. still pretty bright and then clouds building on friday and a high of 50 and matt we'll get some rain late in the day and at night. >> thanks, david. eagles will hold a news conference at a novacare complex today to discuss the nick foles trade and more. "action news" will be there. >> ♪♪
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good morning, america. right now, a black hawk helicopter crashes during a routine training exercise in florida. 11 troops missing. search and 'cue efforts under way this morning. also hillary clinton defending her use of private e-mail while secretary of state claiming she broke no laws. we'll tell you what people are saying about that this morning. the hero brother and sister who saved their toddler brother from a kidnapper are speaking out in an abc news exclusive. >> we do say good morning on this wednesday morning, halfway home and there's a "ghostbusters" battle of the sexes brewing. t.j. holmes will be bringing that to us right, technology? >> good morning to you. we've been waiting almost three decades to get a sequel. now we got two but we got a problem here. we got guy versus gal "ghostbusters" and that's rubbing people the wrong way. >> a little controversy brewing. right now we begin with that
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terrifying kidnapping caught on tape. you see a man running off with a small boy, the toddler's sister and brother foil the attempt by chasing after the man. he drops the toddler but gets away and this morning we're hearing from the family for the first time. neal karlinsky brings us that abc news exclusive. >> a man grabbed a 2-year-old baby child and was running with it and the little kid started screaming. >> reporter: this morning in an abc news exclusive we're hearing for the first time the story behind this heart-pounding moment that almost changed a life forever, a man running away with a toddler snatched from a park chased by the toddler's sister and then her brother. what did you think when you saw him grab your brother? >> i thought he was trying to kidnap him. >> so what did you do? >> i ran and screamed. >> reporter: 8-year-old delisia and 10-year-old brendan wright told us how they sprung into action. what did he say to you? >> well he said he's nice to kids and he been baby-sitting
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for a long time. >> reporter: really. so he tried to make friends with you? >> yeah. but he lied to me. >> reporter: he did lie to you. the suspect dropped 22-month-old owen down the street after two teenagers joined in the chase. police still tracking the suspect and hoping to i.d. him while little owen is home and doing fine thanks to his very brave brother and sister. weren't you afraid to be chasing after a bad guy? >> no. >> reporter: no? >> i was chasing him because -- so i can get him back for my cousin's birthday party. >> reporter: the kids' father was shaken by what happened but beyond relieved and proud. >> i fortunately am very lucky i still have my son owen with me you know and for my kids to sit there, run after him, you know that's an act of courage.
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>> reporter: for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, sprague, washington. >> wow. >> that was incredible. i love that little boy, fearless and focused of he had to get to the birthday party. >> that's right. wow, just flat everybody is okay and hopefully they'll find out who did that. but now to the man facing trial for allegedly trying to defraud facebook falsely claiming he owned half the company. he's on the run right now vanishing just weeks before his trial was set to begin. abc's linsey davis has that story for us. >> reporter: this morning a massive manhunt for an alleged facebook fraudster. paul ceglia is supposed to face trial in may on charges he tried to scam mark zuckerberg out of millions using fake documents but authorities say he's gone without a trace. leaving even his lawyer baffled. >> where might he be? i don't know. i have no clue. >> reporter: on sunday a frustrating clue. u.s. marshals finding his electronic monitoring bracelet at his home but no ceglia. then when the 41-year-old husband and father failed to
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show up for a court appearance on tuesday, the judge revoked his bail and questioned whether ceglia had been planning an escape for months. >> i never had a sense that he might flee. this is out of character as i know paul to be. >> reporter: ceglia's legal battle with facebook reads like a scene out of "the social network". >> do you realize you jeopardized the entire company and -- >> reporter: in 2010 he sued zuckerberg claiming the facebook co-frowneder promised hill half of the company seven years earlier while "the social network" was in development. he was once employed as a computer programmer and cited a contract they said they signed to seal the deal. the problem, a federal judge would rule the contract and other evidence he presented were all a fabrication resulting in current mail and wire fraud charges. zuckerberg was expected to testify at the upcoming trial and ceglia who has pleaded not guilty could face up to 40 years in prison if convicted. of course they have to find him
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first. for "good morning america," linsey davis, abc news new york. >> now, back in 2011 ceglia moved to ireland for several months but was then ordered back to the united states to turn over evidence in his case. he later had to surrender both u.s. and irish passports and still has a wife and kids here. a real mystery where he might be. >> strange story. thank you. to amy now in the social square. >> all right, trending everywhere this morning, that hillary clinton press conference about her e-mails. clinton said some of the personal e-mails she deleted were about yoga reteevens so didn't take long for the twittersphere to jump on that. created for this the unofficial twitter account yoga by hillary. crouching tiger, hidden e-mails. how about server down dog and we like this meme which introduces the yoga pantsuits. tell us what's in your feed. tweet us with the #socialsquare and the new york papers are getting in on the fun calling her the deleter of the free
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world and you've got fail. >> you've got fail. >> were those teletubbies in those? >> yeah. >> thanks, amy. let's go to ginger for the weather >> hey and here in boston we hit 48 yesterday. on top of all this snow when you put warm air over the snow you're going to get fog. indianapolis less than a quarter mile visibility. it is pretty foggy. back to norman oklahoma and parts of texas, up into new england so that's a big issue this morning. please do take extra time especially if 82 any of those advisories. i talked about springlike. west to east some of the hottest, 90's going to be coming for the weekend back from arizona even to los angeles. we'll be talking more about that but for now that is the big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> thank you ginger. standing in all that snow up in boston. we had fog around here earlier but it's breaking up for the most part and we're basically
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dry on storm tracker as we take a look at your seven day we're in the 40's now. nice this afternoon, sun some clouds, 61 the high. mention our percentage of snow across the nation is now down to 16% so we're getting rid of this stuff. that is the lowest we've seen since mid-december. >> wow. >> we're getting there. we're getting there. >> it's only march 11th. coming up montel williams caught up in a payday loan crackdown endorsing a company with over a thousand% interest rates. new dad ashton kutcher run nothing roadblocks bringing up baby. what he's doing on behalf of fathers that's got so many people talking. oh there's an energy crisis happening alright. a human one. and it's time to fight it. with the good energy of quaker oats.
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we continue now with a so-called payday loan operation endorsed by former talk show host montel williams. that's in some hot water.
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the company agreeing to pay new york state a penalty of more than $2 million for marketing loans with interest rates which can be well over 1,000%. abc's rebecca jarvis with the story. >> so you've got bad credit. >> reporter: celebrity spokesperson montel williams makes it sound so easy. >> who's going to give you a hand? moneymutual. >> reporter: but this morning according to new york regulators that outstretched hand moneymutual is offering is more like a push towards financial ruin. >> they have interest rates that run from 200% to sometimes as high as 1300% and that really puts people when they take those loans into a cycle of debt from which they really can never emerge. >> reporter: the department of financial services now slapping moneymutual with a $2.1 million fine accuseing the company of marketing loans with sky high interest rates and trapping struggling consumers in destructive cycles of debt. they're also forcing moneymutual to pull its ads and stop doing business in new york where
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payday loans are illegal. conditions the companies agreed to without admitting wrongdoing but the crackdown doesn't end there. how did moneymutual prey on unsuspecting customers? >> through the use of mr. williams' celebrity endorsement and through advertisements they were basically marketing this as this is a safe product and it's simple and easy to pay back and it's actually just the opposite. >> reporter: williams now forced to officially withdraw his endorsement in the stake, something his spokesperson says he's agreed to. payday loans or cash advances are short-term loans typically due on your next payday. while they're still legal in more than 30 states williams has taken heat in the past for promoting them. >> it's time to hear yes for a change. >> reporter: getting into a twitter war just last month when one user called the loans predatory. williams firing back get a grip on reality. others childing in you promote and endorse loan-sharking. and a spokesperson for montel williams says he plans to
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♪ something strange in the neighborhood ♪ >> who you gonna call lara. >> ghostbusters. >> you hear that song "ghostbusters" is big news about the beloved movie classic this morning and t.j. holmes we're going to call him in the social square. >> hey, good morning. robin, the big news is something strange and doesn't look good to a lot of people because it's been three decades, a lot of people were excited about the reboot the all female reboot now getting word about an all
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male reboot as well stealing some of the ladies' thunder. are there that many ghosts? it's the comedy classic that busted its way into movie history more than 30 years ago. ♪ ghostbusters ♪ >> reporter: and now once again it's time for slime. >> this is big, peter. >> reporter: sony picture as announcing it's broadening the "ghostbusters" brand to include tv show merchandise and, get this, not one but two movies. >> climb that like a tree. >> reporter: yep, we already knew about the all female "ghostbusters" reboot starring "bridesmaids" co-stars melissa mccarthy and kristen wiig coming out next summer. >> pins in my legs can still do this. >> reporter: but now we know there will also be a male version setting up an all-out "ghostbusters" battle of the second. >> there's something you don't see every day. >> reporter: that all male version due out in 2017 and rumor has it the flick could star channing tatum who is no stranger as you may know to all male co-stars. and one of the original
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♪ i know you lie ♪ still ahead on "gma," blue steel is back.
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>> ♪♪ >> good morning everyone. i'm matt o'donnell. let's turn to karen rogers see what's going on on the roads. >> we have been warning you about the potholes. neshaminy bucks county route 1 at rockhill drive all lanes opened but we saw a number of disabled vehicles. i counted about seven with the potholes in this area so be careful right there on route 1. we've got a handful of accidents going on. this one also brought down pole and wires upper makefield township route 32 river road closed between jonathan way and taylorsville. stick to eagleville as an alternate. vehicle stuck in the water on creek road and rescue crews are coming to the scene right now, it's southbound past
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lenape road and this is in birmingham township in chester county. another nasty accident involving an overturned truck. it's blocking right lane and the shoulder here on the turnpike this is southbound past exit 5. so, look for that accident, too. matt a lot of accidents out there today. >> can't blame the weather really, though. thanks karen. looking live at center city. prepare for the warmest day of 2015. meteorologist, david murphy has the accuweather forecast. >> fairly filed morning. temperatures, matt, we're at 45 degrees right now. no i'm still pretty comfortable in a coat. obviously the same goes for allentown where you're at just 38 but when you consider that we've had highs recently that were below these numbers, this isn't bad. and speaking of the high, this afternoon it's going to be really nice, one of those days if you're driving around running errands you want to unroll the car window. 61 degrees is the high. we'll have more and more sunshine emerging as the day goes on and it's a good looking, good feeling day. tomorrow a bit cooler back to 51 which is still seasonable, a fair amount of sunshine tomorrow. clouds on friday a high of 50 some rain arriving late in
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the day and at night and saturday looks a little bit on the damp and dreary side, matt. >> david, thank you. see how eagles players reacted to the trade of nick foles to the rams by going to 6abc.com. >> ♪♪
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and a super music xhorng common vanessa hudgens and josh groban all live with a world premiere as we say -- >> good morning, america. ♪ >> thank you one and all for joining us this times square and what a star-studded morning. they're going to go crazy with common and josh groban. >> that is just a start. guess who else is here. the star of "high school musical" vanessa hudgens all dressed up for her broadway debut. she's going to play gigi first time on broadway. >> she looks great. ginger is live from boston. she has a big announcement for everybody this morning. hey, ging. ♪ can't hold it back ♪ >> a huge announcement. i'm going to go ahead. you hear the song. we're going to do this. taking this hard long winter into summer and i'm not making
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the announcement alone. look who is here with me. we'll be approaching this olaf a very hot something coming from our friends at disney and speaking of we're starting with an ice cream bar and nice hot cocoa. olaf did not forget about you. a warm hug for you in the studio. you do not want to miss this right, kids? this is going to be a huge announcement. it's not cold at all. it's totally summer. >> keep telling yourself that. you look absolutely beautiful. a breath of fresh air out there. we have a question for everybody thought there. what was your happiest age? was it in your 20s, your 30s, your 40s? 50s? we'll tell you about a new study about our peak happiness age. it is a "pop news" investigation. >> there we go the investigation is back. >> you noticed she leaned this way and said 50 -- george and i noticed that, okay.
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>> i have no idea what you're talking about. >> hey, we own it. >> that's right. i don't want to change anything but right now news from amy. >> good morning, everyone. we begin with a military helicopter crash overnight in florida. 11 service members are missing and feared dead. they include seven marines and four crew members flying from out of eglin air force base. they crashed during a routine training mission in a black hawk helicopter like this one. the marines are part of a special operations group based at camp lejeune. there was fog in the area but it is not known if that contributed to the crash. well top republicans say they are skeptical of hillary clinton's explanation for why she used private e-mail to conduct official business while secretary of state. clinton says she used one account and one device for convenience but critics are circulating a recent video in which clinton says she's now using both an iphone and blackberry. clinton says she deleted more than 30,000 personal e-mails before turning over the are he to the government and refused to
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turn over her home e-mail server. new details about a plot to blind pilots around new york's busy laguardia airport. the case is adding to growing concern about laser attacks targeting airliners. here's abc's gio benitez. >> reporter: overnight the man accused of injuring several pilots in the sky with a laser arraigned in night court charged with a slew of offenses including second degree assault and criminal possession of a weapon. police say 36-year-old frank egan used this commercial laser labeled danger to send blinding beams directly into aircraft cockpits monday night hitting four planes and a helicopter near new york city's laguardia airport around 9 p.m. >> the laser, those piles are being hit. >> reporter: the beams hitting two delta shuttle, american airlinesman and the worst incident an air canada play with 69 passengers aboard. the pilot hit in the eyes with that laser during takeoff
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sustaining injuries taken to the hospital once he landed in toronto. also injured these two new york city police officers who were flying in an nypd chopper searching for the suspect. >> it felt like sand like sand in the eyes like if you're going down the highway and someone has the high beams on. >> reporter: the two officers zeroing in on this apartment in the bronx where police found egan who allegedly admitted to using the laser. for "good morning america," gio benitez, abc news new york. >> gio, thank you for. in medical news parents are still not getting the message about just how much sugar their kids are drinking. misleading product labeling and marketing is still fooling many into thinking fruit drinks and sports drinks and flavored water are a good alternative to soda. in fact they are often just as bad, sometimes even worse containing as many 12 teaspoons of sugar per can or bottle. talk about the wrong label. a clothing manufacturer is now apologizing for the laundry
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instruction tag on the back of soccer jerseys it made. it reads washing instructions give this jersey to your woman. it's her job. >> oh. >> but, wait it actually gets worse. after a social media backlash to those instructions salvo apologized by saying "the message is preliminarysimply instead of washing it in the wrong way you might as well give it to a lady because they'll wash it the right way. here's a feet to the company, still offensive. so now the company is apologizing again saying those labels will be replaced. it's 2015. >> seriously is that legit. >> that's legit. >> wow. >> just stunning. >> there you have it. thank you, amy. we'll get "pop news" and weather coming up but now let's go to lara in the social square. >> thank you very much george. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." first in "pop news" why ben stiller is bringing blue steel
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back. first of all, why not. it is time though to start working on on your favorite runway look again. and mom-to-be under fire for these pictures so hard to believe she's just days away from giving birth. vanessa hudgens is with us live performing as she gets ready for her big broadway debut. all that and let's go this way because right outside, oh oscar winner common is with us. on "gma." see you. guys it's common. [ cheers and applause ] "gma's morning menu" is brought to you by advil. the pain reliever that is built to be as fast as it is strong. ♪
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♪ hey, everybody, it's time for "pop news" and we begin with a call to action from ashton. new dad is on diaper duty with his 5-month-old daughter wyatt but run nothing a bit of a problem when he tries to change her diaper. the star posting this on facebook. there are never diaper changing stations in men's public restrooms. the first public men's room that i go into that has one gets a free shoutout on my fb page. #bethechange. >> i like that. >> very good. >> yeah i mean he wants to be a hands-on dad and needs a place to do so. so many showing their support for the new dad. the post getting more than
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230,000 lines. immediately a lot of people offering ashton locations where he could find a table. there are some out there apparently but others sharing their frustration in the double standard saying that most times the tables are, of course -- >> men change diapers too and they wash t-shirts. >> that's not all this morning. also in "pop news," everybody, time to start practicing your best blue steel. "zoolander" is back. ben stiller and owen wilson hit the runway in paris for fashion week. they walked in the valentino show to announce the long awaited sequel. >> that's going to be fun. >> that is. >> very fun and even got a little pep talk before the show with none other than "vogue" editor in chief anna wintour. >> let's see the walk. >> well, i'm going to keep it samele today. usually i go right left right left, right left but today i'm going to start left in honor of how the sun rotates. >> that would be good.
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>> she managed to keep a straight face. >> derek captured the moment on a phone he snatched from an audience member. >> where was valentino during all of this who knows but you can see more of the boys' chat with anna on "vogue" and how really really ridiculously he is when "zoolander" struts back into theaters february 12th of next year. >> oh have to wait till next year. >> one of my favorite movies. >> yeah. finally, i goo, "pop news" investigation. >> as promised. >> yes george. ryan gosling, channen tatum and ginger zee have in common other than being talented smart and gorgeous. they are all apparently at the happiest age. this according to a new study of more than 2,000 people over the age of 40 determining that 34 was the most fulfilling age overall. those surveyed were asked to reflect on different stages this
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their lives and the third decade was the peak happiness age because according to the study it's when you tick off boxes, getting married, having kid buying a house and when you're most comfortable in rain shower own skin and seeing a big no from robin roberts. >> can i just skip the 30s. >> right to 40s. >> i do feel -- >> 34 was -- yeah. >> okay so the "pop news" investigation is still a work in progress okay and we'll get back to you. >> let's go to ginger. you're at peak >> yeah, i think 34 is totally the best year especially when you get to spend it here that boston with all these young ladies from the elliott school girl scouts and olaf of course. we're making a big disney announcement. let's go ahead and talk about that forecast because in the pacific northwest rain already coming in and that storm still moving on in. you can see temperatures are
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still rather mild, 64 for san francisco, mon at a ray 67 and reno at 58. a quick look at the heat headed to the southwest. 90 in los angeles as we kick offer the weekend. that's the big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> thank you, ginger. dave murphy here not quite that warm around here but it is going to be mild later on. couple sprinkles down south but generally speaking the clouds are going to start to brake up and as we take a look outside we're looking at cloudy skies eventually looking for some sunshine breaking through. temps in the mid 40's in a lot of the area right now. but this afternoon we expect a mix of sun and clouds and a high of 61 degrees. the mildest we've been so far this year. 51 tomorrow, then 50 with some rain arriving late in the day or at night on friday. saturday dreary, dry again sunday a little hug. thank you very much. let's get back inside to the studio. i'm getting warm just standing next to olaf. big announcement coming up. >> lucky to get her at her peak age like that. all right.
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kicking off our "gma heat index," the mom-to-be going viral right now. the fitness fanatic is facing big backlash for being in such incredible shape when she's 8 1/2 months pregnant. many are wondering if it's safe. abc's aditi roy tells us. >> reporter: it's the baby bump making a big uproar like many moms-to-be 30-year-old model sarah stage has been documenting her pregnancy on instagram. >> i really wanted to have a baby. we don't know how your body is going to be when you're pregnant or after the pregnancy. you just hope for the best. >> reporter: but it's these photos showing off her growing tom and defined abs at 8 1/2 months pregnant that are setting the internet on fire. one person writing online where's this baby hiding at? definitely not her tummy. another, she needs to feed that baby instead of working how to keep her figure. others praising stage's pictures posting you look stunning and
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are an inspiration. what goes through your mind when you're reading those comments? >> i don't know how someone could say that to a pregnant woman. my baby is healthy and we're happy but at the same time a lot of women have been very supportive. >> reporter: stage now nearly 35 weeks pregnant works out twice a week and admits while it's hard to see in pictures she is definitely growing? my body has changed a lot. i've gained 20 pounds so for me it's definitely i see a difference. >> reporter: doctors say there's no one size fits all formula as far as pregnancy is concerned. >> the fact that she looks skinny on instagram does not mean that her baby is growth restricted. if her uterus is the appropriate size if her baby is measuring appropriately and she has gained an average amount of weight that is medically acceptable. >> reporter: as for stage, she is just focusing on her future bundle of joy. >> as long as the baby is healthy i don't think anything else matters if you gain 60
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pounds, 20 pound, as long as you're healthy and your baby is healthy that's all that matters. >> reporter: for "good morning america," aditi roy, los angeles. >> it is all that matters. as long as the baby is healthy. you can hear much more about sarah's experience with mommy shaming tonight on "nightline." next up in the "heat index," "gma" on the lookout for hidden dangers in your home. you know more accidents happen at moment than anywhere else and paula faris went room by room to reveal how your home may not be as safe for kids as you think. >> reporter: preventing your children from hurting themselves just the thought alone can be overwhelming. 3.5 million kids went to the er in 2013 for injuries that commonly happen in the home. safe kids an organization aiming to prevent injury, teamed up with nationwide insurance to zhu have a more than a thousand parents about risks around their homes. what they found was startling. most parents think their homes are safer than most other
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households when they actually have serious dangers. >> i think it's a pretty safe home. >> reporter: "gma" on the lookout went to the home of sandra and raelle parents to two children. alongside kate carr we put them through a safety test. you might want to think about taking these off because -- >> they can open it up. >> reporter: the child safety locks on their kitchen cabinets are in place. >> great safety lock here. >> reporter: safe kids finding a shocking 5 % of those surveyed with kids is it ss 12 and under say cleaning products aren't behind locked doors. baby's bedroom and the child safety gates but find a few concerns. while the family has a mesh crib bumper she recommends sticking to none at all. >> infaventss under the age of 1 alone on their back and in a crib a, b, c. >> reporter: 50% of parents with kids 12 and under admit to not securing tv and furniture.
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>> this is probably my biggest concern. >> reporter: here you see an unsecure flat screen right next to the baby's crib. >> we have a toddler in the house who could climb up on the drawers to pull the tv -- >> reporter: now the bathroom. >> one in eight parents admitted to us that they left their child under the age of 5 alone in a bathtub for more than five minutes. >> reporter: experts say kids should never be left alone in the tub no matter the age. we spot a potential threat in the corner of the bathroom. >> this is a strangulation hazard. so you want to find one of the windups that they have. >> reporter: important lessons to always keep your little one safe. >> it's difficult to cover everything. >> reporter: for "good morning america," paula faris, abc news new jersey. >> a lot of good tips. safe kids suggests apps like make safe happen that can help families spot dangers around their home. robin. >> all right, george. bounce it up and down on my seat because common this gentleman right here he might be running
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out of space in his trophy cabinet. you know he had a critics choice golden globe and oscar with his song with john legend "glory" from the "selma" soundtrack and starring in "run all night" with liam neeson and ed harris. welcome, common. look at you. i mean you're -- ooh. i have seen the evolution in growth but first of all i want to say last time people saw you was on the oscar star and got such an ovation, you and john legend and said that was just -- that had to be a magical night for you, common. >> it was overwhelming. it was such a blessing. we -- it's a wonderful experience and i'm just grateful. i'm grateful. >> did you get a little rest? get a little vacation. >> nah. i tried to take a day off but i'm too excited. just like looking forward to doing more creative work and spreading love. >> and spreading love and "run all night," okay. i want to play a clip here
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because you play a hit man. >> i love it. >> you did. >> i love it. >> i had to rewind it a couple of times to say is that really common? this is a clip ed harris his character is hiring you and you will do a hit for any price. >> yeah. >> this is the price. >> i got a job for you. two people. a w quote but it's got to be done by the morning. kill two cops a couple of square head gangsters in queens. the whole city is hunting them down. i need you to get there first. >> what are their names? >> michael and jimmy cohen. >> you want the job or not? >> i kill that [ bleep ] for free. >> yes, so a character played by liam neeson really giving you high praise especially for the fight scene that you had but just tell people about your role in this movie. >> yeah well i'm a hired assassin who eventually is like the super villain. he a very relentless killer and it's a fun character to play
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because it's not me and that's as an actor i love to get to do that and i think the film itself like what price plays in, this is like -- it's really a great action movie but has a real story to it so i love it like the story about the father/son relationship is like a classic gangster tale. >> it really is. and when liam was here and talking, we showed a little of the clip. you all are in this fight scene where he even -- well i don't want to give away too much of it but you like that physical -- >> oh i love it. it was like i couldn't wait to go man-to-man with liam neeson you know our characters -- when i told my friends i was in a movie with liam neeson they were like i bet he's going to kick your ass -- >> can we say that in the morning, no because that's the kind of character we see from him and i mean this you really hold your own in this film but you said you also want -- you appreciate the roles like you had in "selma." >> yes. >> this is a fun action flick but you wanted to have roles that inspire people lift people
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up. >> yeah well i feel like i like diversity as an actor. i like to be able to go from anything from a love story to drama to action. but all of it having character and, you know of course "selma" was incredible blessing. just to have depth as human beings so we can show the depth because acting you can inspire people through these stories and you can help people through storytelling also. >> and through music, as well. so which one is it and which one do you find a little more challenging and difficult? >> i mean you know because i'm newer to acting there's more challenge but that makes it pore exciting. i love creating both. i love being a musician. i love being an actor and god willing i'll just continue to keep growing. >> going to do this and still record. >> yes, yes. >> all right. i said this. you may be back at the oscars one day as a nominee for your acting ability. >> ooh. >> might have room for that --
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>> i'm going to take that. i'm going to take that robin. >> i know you got a birthday coming up -- >> friday when the movie comes out when "run all night" comes out. >> if you want to spend your birthday with common on his birthday "run all night" opens on friday. coming up the coconut craze. why this trendy superfood might not be living up to all the health hype. come on back to "good morning america." thank you.
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>> it 8:27. chopper 6 is live over breaking news. the cab of a tractor-trailer veered off the new jersey turnpike in mount laurel and its cab is currently sitting in the woods overturned. the trailer is still upright. no word on any injuries but police say no one became trapped in the crash. karen rogers has word of delays at that scene. >> yeah, you can see the skid marks in this area. looks like he smashed into the tree as well. a number of emergency workers on the scene as chopper zooms out we can see traffic is getting by. it's blocking the right lane, blocking the shoulder. they may need to restrict some of more of these lanes as they pull this cab up. in meantime traffic is moving on the new jersey turnpike. this is southbound past exit 5. that's 541. chopper 6 live in hd checking out the scene right now on the turnpike with that nasty accident. i want to go to the maps. we have a couple of accidents in the area so that's the one on the turnpike and this one on 73 southbound is causing a
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problem. they've shut down 73 at cooper folly road in winslow township in camden county. the accident investigation continues here. stick to the white horse pike instead. and on the boulevard we've got a new accident here northbound approaching broad street. we can see it blocking the right lane and the shoulder. looks like they've got a tow truck on the scene with this. we're jammed northbound on the boulevard from the schuylkill to approaching broad. potholes everywhere. the latest problem matt lincoln drive southbound way lot disabled vehicles. >> thanks karen. warmest day of the year so says meteorologist, david murphy. >> warmer to come. this is going to be a good one today. right now we're at 45 degrees in philadelphia. coat weather but better than we've been a lot of the recent past and this afternoon accuweather says we will get up to 61 degrees for a high. the first time we've been over 60 in philadelphia since christmas day. a bit cooler tomorrow, 51 degrees and then 50 with clouds on friday and some rain arriving late in the day and at night. saturday looks cloudy and damp, breezy, cooler but mainly dry on sunday, matt. >> thanks, david. when we're not on the air head to 6abc.com.
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♪ i don't understand the parisians ♪ ♪ making all this about l'amour ♪ ♪ i don't understand the parisians or this la dee da is so immature ♪ ♪ they take a coverage ride at night ♪ ♪ when it's cold they simply move inside at night ♪ ♪ there must be more to life than this ♪ ♪ i don't understand ♪ >> we are listening to vanessa hudgens performing the song "the parisians" for the broadway hit "gigi," the "high school musical" star is making the leap
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to the great white way and have much more from her and the cast ahead. >> we got a little bonus song and josh groban is here with a special announcement only on "gma" this morning. there he is in front of the twitter mirror and we're going to put his music knowledge to the test. >> oh, yes, we are. very difficult hard-hitting questions, thank you. we have an exciting disney announcement for you. it's happening tomorrow morning. we're going to host a special "frozen fever." you'll see some of film right here. >> can't wait for that. doesn't that look like uga? >> the bulldog. >> i thought that was for you. >> thank you. >> that's right. but now to the coconut craze. it's one of the hottest health trends right now from water to milk to oil, but is all this coconut really good for you? abc's sara haines has that story.
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♪ >> reporter: coconut, it's the ingredient that celebrities can't seem to get enough of. stars like rihanna, jessica alba and heidi klum are self-professed fans. >> the health craze of 2015. >> reporter: not just coco water but coconut oil and milk are huge hits. starbucks recently rolled out a coconut milk blend and while people are really talking about the health benefits of coconuts is this nut all it's cracked up to be. >> it's good in some cases, not really in others. if you're doing cold dishes or salads. olive oil is so superior. >> reporter: while both olive oil and coconut oil 15120 calories to tablespoon olive oil has 2 grams to 12 grams in coconut. as a thirst quencher, one cup of coconut milk has 552 calories and 51 grams of saturated fat. one cup of whole milk 146 calories and 4.5 grams of
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saturated fat. >> coconut milk is great if you're vegan. easy to digest great if you have a milk allergy or lactose intolerant. that being said coconut milk packs calories. >> reporter: the place i always see it when it comes to gyms people say coconut water. coconut water has 46 calories per cup much that's clearly more calories than plain old water so what is it in the coconut water that's making it this magic -- >> it's the electrolytes and hydration and getting a lot of potassium into your system quickly. exercising a lot go for coconut water. otherwise, stick with water. >> reporter: coconut containing foods and beverages can be part of a healthy diet but that being said they can contain a lot of calories and this can quickly add on some unwanted pounds. >> reporter: for "good morning america," sara haines abc news new york. >> thank you, sara for that. nothing better than a good blooper to get you through hump day, don't you think?
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the good folks at the hit comedy "black-ish" put together some of their hilarious outtakes from their special "bloop-ish" episode. >> a spray. i asked him if it was going to work. i can't hear you. there's a big plane -- it can you hear me? >> huh? >> what. >> hold on. this damn phone. hold on. it's my momma. hold on. >> aaagch. >> scared me so bad. >> one more time. >> action. >> come on. >> i traumatized our daughter. >> oh great. diane is dead. >> oh, god. >> action. >> oh, my god. >> just when i thought i couldn't laugh anymore. you can watch this special
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episode tonight at 9:30 8:30 central on abc. let's head back out now to ginger who is in boston for a final check of the weather. ging. [cheers and >> all right. hey, are you guys excited? we're just moments ago from the big announcement. it's like it's summer right here in boston at least we're pretending that's what's happening. let's check a place where it's warmer and rainier. the gulf coast. coming up, new orleans under a flash flood watch. that's the big picture. let's get a check closer to home. >> lots of excitement out there ginger. dave murphy with an upday. shower activity down to the south. as we look at your as much day going to be mild this afternoon. moving from the 40's to a high of 61.
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51 tomorrow here. are you guys ready? oh we know that it's been a very hard winter hasn't it olaf? just a terrible winter across the nation. people here in boston not the only ones so our parent company, disney has decided to make it the coolest summer ever. they are starting that coolest summer ever may 22nd on memorial day weekend at walt disney world -- the magic kingdom is going to be home to a huge new show that stars this guy, that's right. "frozen" live the experience you'll get to meet anna elsa kristoff and party for 24 hours straight. that's the disney part of this and that is going to make it the coolest ever. now, let me tell you something, it's not just stopping there. parents, if you know someone that's had a really rough winter and you think they need a little warm-up, you can nominate a
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friend to be a free vacation get a free vacation to orlando and you can see all the information there on your screen. yes, you just have to go to goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! for the details, not just them getting to go to orlando but you and your family, as well. so many folks are going to get to see this. so are we ready for the coolest summer ever? come on! ♪ here i stand ♪ >> it is. it makes it cool just right here. i'm telling you -- yeah. bring it on. coolest summer ever. it's going to be pretty great. we're partying here in boston. >> it's always a party when you have beach balls and snowmen all in one place, i love it ginger. thanks so much. have fun out there. coming up we're having fun here because josh groban is live with a very special announcement. stay with us. ♪
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♪ it's as if we always knew ♪ ♪ and i won't forget what i did for love ♪ ♪ what i did for love ♪ >> yeah josh groban and i going nuts love this song so happy -- >> a little lip-sync battle.
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>> you won big time. that is the premiere of josh groban's brand-new video "what i did for love" his rendition from the legend musical "a chorus line" a song i sing often. you can belt it and the whole video is on our website. thank you for doing that. the always fun multiplatinum actor extraordinaire and now game show possible winner. >> i see these daunting podiums over there and -- >> you have a very able-bodied competitor coming in who we will reveal momentarily but we do -- you just saw the video and you have a very special announcement you were kind enough to bring to us here at "gma." so tell the grobanites of the world. >> it's been -- i'm pregnant. no i -- [ laughter ] whoo man, that is -- can we -- >> we're here for you. anything else you want to get off your chest? >> plenty but -- i, no it's
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been incredible year. been in the studio working on this labor of love. this album is -- when i first started it in this business i was kind of plucked from a musical theater background. these songs have meant so much to me and been working on this record of songs from the musical stage for the last year and so it's coming out april 28th. >> wul be right here at "gma." >> on the day and singing -- >> when it drop. >> not lip-syncing but singing my heart out. >> will you sing that song? ♪ what i did -- >> if that's your special request, i will try to satisfy that request. >> oh i hope so. >> it's going to be great. we're going to go on a little tour as well. >> that was the other big announcement. i was going to give you a big lead-up. he's going on tour. >> we're going on tour. yes. [ applause ] see you there. >> yes, america. >> we're going to find some really great old theaters and stuff around the country and really design a really nice show around the album. >> it's all about broadway. >> yeah. >> classics what is your very favorite broadway musical? >> well i mean when i grew up,
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when i was a kid i was kind of raised on sondheim and took me to "sunday in the park with george" and then you know the first song i ever sang to get into this business was a duet called "all i ask of you" to record full circle with kelly clarkson on this new cd is really an amazing experience so -- >> "all i ask of you" is to come on over here. it is time, america. we need to bring in your competitor. >> i have a competitor? >> nick lachey everybody. >> popped in. >> i know i'm violating the restraining order by being here. >> you are, indeed. >> i was across the street and saw you walk in. let's have a little game. >> are we going to compete on this. >> you're going down groban. you're going down. [ cheers and applause ] >> all right. want to tell everybody nick has to get back to his day job, vh-1's kwig morning buzz live. thanks for popping in. keep it clean. this is "gma's" jukebox jam. i give a clue. you hear a snippet, first person to buzz gets the point.
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extra points if you sing any bit of that song and we begin. >> can we trade in the points for plush toys? >> yes. and that's disturbing. >> excellent. >> number one. something tells me the singers of this first song didn't actually study meteorology alongside our own ginger zee. ♪ for the first time -- >> lachey. ♪ it's raining men hallelujah it's raining ♪ [ cheers and applause ] never thought i'd sing "it's raining men" on national tv. >> i might have let you have that one, nick. >> this 1990 song has been covered by alvin and the chipmunks the "glee" cast and weird al. play it. ♪ >> a she's a super freak superfreak superfreaky now ♪ >> i'm very sorry. "you can't touch this." >> i was hoping -- from the original. >> go ahead. play it, everybody.
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>> that's super freak. >> is that super freak. ♪ my my my ♪ >> no. ♪ ♪ makes me sing oh my lord ♪ >> that's it. >> now we know what it is. >> that's worth like two points just doing that. it's really early. >> control room two points. put on your disco shoes this song heard on the soundtrack for the 1978 movie "thank god it's friday." ♪ whoo ♪ ♪ last dance last dance for love ♪ [ cheers and applause ] yeah. >> there we go. >> i listen to audio books. i'm not familiar -- i'm not familiar with tunes. >> giving myself quite a reputation with those answers. >> final question, everybody. groban, you better getting going here. crashing a few weddings made this video a smash hit. ♪ my broken pieces you pick them up ♪
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>> come on groban. >> hang hanging i'm getting some ♪ >> rhymes with maroon five. >> well i know the band but -- >> trying to think of the song name. >> isn't it "sugar." i get that point. so i don't know who won, really. -- >> nick definitely won. >> lachey. [ applause ] >> representing vh-1 this morning. >> got to be -- >> better win. >> where can everybody see you. >> i will cherish this forever. thank you very much. >> where can everybody see you. >> 9:00 live on vh-1. right across the street. >> there you go. >> great to see you. >> we'll see you -- >> thank you. >> april 28th. the album drops on tour thank you, josh groban. coming up vanessa hudgens, don't go anywhere. cast of "gigi" love, more
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♪ ♪ ♪ you're only young once. unless you have a subaru. (announcer) the subaru xv crosstrek. symmetrical all-wheel drive plus 34 mpg. love. it's what makes a subaru a subaru.
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>> back with vanessa hudgens right now. we all remember her from "high school musical" about to star on broadway in "gigi."
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how is it going? welcome back. >> so good. >> previews next week. it officially hopes at the neil simon theater. any butterflies. >> i'm so excited. i love this show so much. i think everyone is really going to love it. >> you're really stepping into some iconic shoes. first done on broadway by audrey hepburn back in 1951. >> i know. it's crazy. there's some big shoes to fill. >> but you've also modernized the show. >> yeah we have. >> yeah our amazing writer heidi thomas has done such a fantastic job at keeping the heart and soul of "gigi" but making it more accessible for the modern day audiences. >> i love what you heard about your audition. i guess you walked into the room and blew everybody away. it was over the second you walked in and said this is "gigi." >> i know i wasn't expecting the call a couple of hours later but it was classic. they told me i got it and i was screaming in the car calling my mom, my dad, my sister just everyone. it was an amazing moment. >> we can't wait to see it. we cannot wait to hear. you have the whole cast.
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what will you jink. >> the night they invented champagne. ♪ we get there and stay up late for supper ♪ ♪ drive us wild ♪ >> oh. stop ♪ you silly child ♪ let let her jabber letter be infused ♪ hi ♪ when i haven't more amused ♪ ♪ the night they invented champagne ♪ and plain as it can be they thought to you and me the night they invented champagne ♪ all we want to do ♪ everyone inside that since the world began a woman or a man has
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ever been as happy as we love tonight ♪ ♪ the night they invented champagne the stars came out to shine the night they invented champagne the love that we see ♪ ♪ the night they invented champagne raising every glass celebrate the mass we've had some on the boulevard ♪ ♪ whoo ♪ >> i'm fine. ♪ >> whoo!
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>> gigi. ♪ >> yes. ♪ ♪ ♪ whoo ♪ ♪ ♪ oh oh oh oh oh ♪ ♪ ♪ the night they invented champagne it's plain as it can be they thought of you and me ♪ ♪ the night they invented champagne they absolutely knew that all we'd want to do ♪
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♪ is fly to the sky on champagne and shout to everyone in sight ♪ ♪ that since the world began ♪ ♪ no woman or a man has ever been as happy as we are tonight ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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"good morning america" is brought to you by chick-fil-a. wake up to a whole new world of taste. try chicken for breakfast. >> it's so hard to follow the cast. thanks to vanessa hudgens and the cast of "gigi." >> cannot wait to see it. see you guys tomorrow. have a great day, everybody. we'll see you. >> ♪♪ the eagles have confirmed that they have signed cornerback walter thurman to a one year deal. the cornerback most recently played for the giants and is yet another former oregon duck
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being brought in by coach chip kelly. they got about a dozen now. it's 8:56 on this wednesday march 11. let's go karen rogers for a look at traffic. karen. >> we had so many accidents and they keep coming in matt. this one looking live on 95 past the vine street expressway. hard to see but you see the flashing lights right there and the backed up traffic here on i-95. it's an accident involving a dump truck and a car. the car itself is facing sideways. so with the two right lanes blocked 95 is jammed in this area near the vine and now those delays spilling back onto the vine eastbound. a large pothole causing a problem lincoln drive southbound past rittenhouse street. several disabled vehicles because of that with flat tires. also northeast extension an overturned utility truck here. southbound between lehigh and quakertown watch for that one blocking the right lane and still that overturned truck here on west amount ton township turnpike southbound matt. >> thank you karen. got to go back to december to see when it was so warm as it will be today. here's meteorologist, david murphy. david. >> looking at a nice mild afternoon.
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current temperatures even now yeah it's coat weather but 46 is a nice morning low for this time of year. better than we've seen in awhile. afternoon high is 61, very nice later today. going to see more sunshine break from behind the clouds. tomorrow a bit cooler, a lot of sunshine but 51. 50 on friday with some late rain either late in the afternoon or evening and saturday looks a little cloudy and dreary. matt. >> thanks, david. eagles plan to hold a news conference today about these many changes. details on "action news" at noon plus pennsylvania's highest court here's arguments about the grand jury leak case against state attorney general kathleen kane and kane says she'll be there. the latest from the hearing in center city. common is going to be on "live with kelly and michael." that's next here on 6abc. i'm matt o'donnell. have a great wednesday. >> ♪♪
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>> it's "live with kelly and michael." today, academy award-winner common. and from the series "broad city," abbi jacobsen. plus a performance from singer-songwriter, olly murs. all next on "live." [captioning made possible by disney-abc domestic television] >> now, here are kelly ripa and michael strahan! [applause] ♪ kelly: hi.

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